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We are dedicated to enriching the cultural and intellectual lives of all children in Ghana. We achieve this by supporting creative work which benefits children and ensuring that it has the widest possible impact.

Mmofra Foundation develops programs, products and inspiring environments outside the classroom to benefit of children living in Ghana and Africa who are depending on such experiences to become capable and creative change makers for a better world.

Our Work


Mmofra by the Numbers infographic

The Big Picture

If it’s about thought, creativity, design and action which expands the cultural and intellectual development of children in Ghana, we pay attention!

Our encouragement may take the form of providing inspiration, physical creative space, direct interaction with children, collaboration, information, advocacy and hands-on involvement in developing models or incubating new ideas.

Various Mmofra Language Club participants

What we do

We seek out and work with people who excel in a wide range of creative fields through which children in Ghana can grow culturally and intellectually.  From our premises, we bring our creative partners into contact with children from all backgrounds.

  • We provide enabling environments for child-centered research and creativity.
  • We conceptualize and develop books, audio-visuals, art exhibitions, literacy initiatives, theater arts programs, and creative messaging for social/health initiatives.
  • We incubate projects which benefit children and share our successes.
  • We monitor cultural trends affecting children, including new technology and media.
  • We maintain an extensive network of resources in culture and education in Ghana.
  • We provide consultancy services in culture, education, literacy and creative content for children generally.

our project highlights

Language Club

Our free club meets in a natural environment and exposes children of all backgrounds to excellence in Ghanaian, African and world cultures.

Bell Photo Archive

We educate children through our archive of unique photographs which tell a visual story of modern Ghana.

Made by Mmofra

We have pioneered locally published audio-books for children inspired by Ghanaian storytelling traditions.

Climate Education Exhibition

In October 2016 we’re bringing back the successful 2014 /2015 climate education exhibition with the theme OUR CLIMATE: THINK.ACT.CHANGE!, designed for school children aged 8 to 15. Mmofra Foundation Ghana has partnered again with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany for a one-week follow up exhibit.

Get Involved

Join us!

From telling the world about us to participating on the ground, every effort you can make helps us put more children on the path to becoming confident and productive members of their communities.  Our organization is almost entirely volunteer-run, and thanks to people like you, we are expanding our projects every day.

Mmofra Language Club presenter demonstrates backpack use

Make a Gift Today! Your donation to Mmofra Foundation ensures that we can continue providing quality programs and content for children in Ghana.
Volunteer with Us! Become a volunteer for Mmofra Foundation! In Ghana and abroad, we are looking for talented volunteers to help carry out our initiatives.
Stay Informed! Keep up with the latest Mmofra Foundation news through social media, mailing lists, and our blog!
Become a Partner! Is your organization interested in partnering Mmofra Foundation? Visit our “Become a Partner” page to learn more about such opportunities.

Other Ways to Get Involved

Spread the Word!

Generate interest about our work through all your media opportunities including radio and tv.  Visit us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, share our videos and comment on us in your blog.  Or just tell your neighbors about us.

Be our eyes and ears

Tell us about any opportunities which match our goals.  Have you come across a potential funding source?  A grant maker inviting proposals?  An organization working for social change specific to children, sustainability, arts and culture, literacy, or play?  Your world-wide contributions give us a powerful tool for directing resources to our work.

Raise funds online

Raise money and awareness for our projects through one or more of many online crowd funding sites.  We’re happy to help you prepare a winning plug for us!

Host a fundraiser

Do you belong to a school club, social group or service organization?  If not you can start one!  Find a creative way to raise funds with us and have fun along the way!  We will support your efforts with information, letters of recommendation, blog posts or in any other way we can.  In April 2011, the Art Club of Washington State University in Pullman, USA made us a beneficiary of their annual silent auction event and had a wonderful evening of music and refreshment.

Host a visiting volunteer or guest of Mmofra

We will soon be offering a small number of year round volunteer positions and inviting participants from abroad or outside Accra to our upcoming conferences and workshops.  If you can provide any of our guests with a good home stay experience in Accra for a few days, please sign up, and we will give you plenty of notice!  Locations within walking or relatively easy driving distance of Dzorwulu are preferred.

Visit us

You’re welcome to join our monthly language club sessions.  We expect to hold them more often, with your support.  If you are coming as a group of three or more, we prefer that you let us know in advance.  Don’t be surprised to find yourself  participating in the activities.  You can find out what our calendar of events on our facebook page or by contacting Mr. Budu Afful.

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